GITAM University Surveying I Syllabus

GITAM University Surveying I Syllabus 

 UNIT–I:
Chain Survey: Classification of surveying-Principles of Surveying-Linear measurements, Direct
measurement. Problems on Base line measurement- -Offsets-Basic problems in chaining-obstacles
in chaining-Problems.
UNIT– II:
Compass Survey: (a) Introduction to compass survey Definitions of Bearing. True bearing, True
meridian, Magnetic Meridian, Magnetic bearing. F.B. & B.B of lines – Designation of bearings –
W.C.B. & R.B. – related problems. Theory of Magnetic compass (i.e. Prismatic compass) –
Magnetic dip-Description of Prismatic Temporary adjustments of compass-Magnetic Declination –
Local attraction-Related Problems-Errors in compass survey.
UNIT- III:
Plane table surveying: Introduction-Advantages accessories-Temporary adjustment. Methods of
plane tabling-Plane table traversing-Three point problem – Mechanical method – Two point
problem-Errors in plane tabling.
UNIT- IV:
Levelling: Definitions of terms-Methods of levelling-Uses and adjustments of dumpy level-
Temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level leveling, Differential leveling, profile
leveling, Reciprocal leveling, H.I. method-Rise and fall method-Checks-Related problems-
Reciprocal levelling-Related problems-L.S & C.S Levelling-Problems in levelling-Errors in
levelling.
UNIT-V:
Contouring: Definitions-Interval, Characteristics of contours-methods of locating contours-Direct
and indirect methods-Interpolation of contours-Contour gradient-Uses of contour maps.
Introduction to Auto Level.
Minor instruments : Uses and adjustments of the following minor instruments (i) Line Ranger,
Optical Square, Abney level, Clinometer, Ceylon Ghattracer, Pantagraph, Sextant and Planimeter.
Reference Books:
1. Dr. K.R. Arora, Surveying Vo.I, Standard Book House, 6th edition, 2000
2. Punmia, Surveying Vol.I, Standard Book House, 9th edition, 1985
3. S.K.Duggal, Surveying Vol.I, Tata Mcgraw Hill, 2nd edition.

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